Greece joined with two fire-fighting aircraft the fleet of the new RescEU system to tackle natural disasters across Europe.

During a celebratory event held on Thursday at Elefsina’s airbase, near Athens, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides announced that the European Commission will in parallel support Greece in repairing two water-dropping Canadair type aircraft by allocating 2.25 million euros (2.5 million U.S dollars).

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